St Mary’s Astley - Helen Castor's Talk on Lady Jane Grey raises just over £1000.00
Saturday 6th of July saw Helen Castor, BBC historian come and give a fascinating talk to over 80 guests on the subject of
‘Queens and Power in Medieval and Tudor England:
the Case of Lady Jane Grey’
Nearby Astley Castle was of course the Grey Family Seat and the church contains many fine tombs to the family. The evening concluded with a glass of wine and delicious refreshments.
Helen Castor ( Centre) with Claire Ragg, WCHCT administrator and James Kerr, Trustee
The High Sheriff of Warwickshire, Clare Hopkinson talking to guests
Nave of church just before start of the talk